Senior Manager, Global Audit

Finance and Accounting United States United States United States United States


Cronos Group is an innovative global cannabinoid company with international production and distribution across five continents. Cronos Group is committed to building disruptive intellectual property by advancing cannabis research, technology and product development. With a passion to responsibly elevate the consumer experience, Cronos Group is building an iconic brand portfolio. Cronos Group’s portfolio includes PEACE NATURALS™, a global health and wellness platform, two adult-use brands, COVE™ and Spinach™, and two hemp-derived CBD brands, Lord Jones™ and Happy Dance™.

At Cronos Group, we hire talented people who thrive on solving difficult problems and give them the opportunity to hone new skills and approaches. If you want to play a part in shaping an innovative industry and help build a historically significant company, we want to meet you.

Reporting to the Head of Global Audit, the position will play a key role in the development of the Internal Audit, Sarbanes-Oxley, and Enterprise Risk Management functions. In this capacity, the Senior Manager of Global Audit will lead the design and implementation of policies, controls, and governance processes as well as play an influencing role in the effort to instill a “risk mindset” into the DNA of the business. Additionally, s/he will play a central part in executing the annual Internal Audit Plan, report on the results of internal audits, manage Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, and contribute to the design of the Enterprise Risk Management Program.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Internal Audit, Sarbanes-Oxley, and Risk Management
  • Partnering with the Head of Global Audit, create strategic plan and operational focus for the Audit function, aligning with the Company’s strategic priorities and agreed upon areas of focus
  • Drive the development, management, and end-to-end execution of Financial, Operational, and IT Audit Plans; manage the development of the Annual Audit Plan
  • Identifies risks and implications of current processes and controls, gathers audit themes across the organization, and leads improvements efforts and corrective action leveraging a risk-based approach
  • Draft and finalize audit reports; communicate audit findings and develop recommendations
  • Play a central role in the development of the company's Enterprise Risk Management program to maximize value for the business
  • Coordinate and oversee the performance of testing procedures to support Leadership’s assessment of internal controls over financial reporting in accordance with the COSO Framework and Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Play a leading role in the departmental vision towards the utilization of technology and data analytics
Stakeholder Management
  • Serve as point of contact for audit business partners and stakeholders
  • Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure alignment on key initiatives
  • Work in partnership with business leaders to strengthen governance, risk and control environments by anticipating issues, providing advice and sharing Internal Audit knowledge and best practices
  • Build and maintain relationships with business stakeholders at all levels
You’ll need to have:
  • A Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation is required
  • 8-10+ years progressive experience in relevant functional areas such as Audit, Accounting, and Enterprise Risk Management with a mix of experience from Public Accounting and Publicly traded corporations
  • Data Analytics experience is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated command of technical audit principles, standards, and capabilities with on-the-ground experience of driving improvements in business operations
  • Solid working knowledge of internal controls, audit processes, and risk management principles
  • Results-oriented, highly analytical, with keen attention to details
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of quickly building relationships with internal departments and external auditors
  • Comfortable in an entrepreneurial environment and start-up operations where structure and procedures are in early development stages
  • Possesses a willingness and desire to be a true business partner; add value and drive impact; and help the organization improve and be better every day
  • Up to 20% travel may be requested as business needs required
We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. For candidates with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request in all phases of the selection process.


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